St. George Tuckers Second Amendment: Deconstructing The True Palladium of Liberty,
Also published in Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy
This article was originally published in the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy
Stephen P. Halbrook, St. George Tuckers Second Amendment: Deconstructing The True Palladium of Liberty,
3 Tenn. J.L. & Poly 183, 183-218 (2007).
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